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AFGHANISTAN DISTRICT AT WORK

More than 70 participants attended the Senior Executive Power Governance meeting hosted by USACE Afghanistan, making great strides for creative and innovative solutions to meet the electrical needs of Afghanistan.
Soldiers make up a healthy portion of the USACE regiment, bringing discipline, leadership and devotion to the duty for which they are given the opportunity to engage in. The Afghanistan District was honored to share the same platform with a young Soldier with high caliber skills.
The Transatlantic Division Leadership was able to visit the Afghanistan District and be available for a few project site visits, seeing first-hand the construction efforts underway in theater by the USACE team.
Army Maj. Mark Lojewski (2nd from right) wears his newly presented Bronze de Fleury Medal. Lojewski received the medal from Army Lt. Col. Dan Hayden, USACE Afghanistan District deputy commander (right) during a ceremony on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on Oct. 22, 2019. Also pictured are Afghanistan District Senior Enlisted Advisor Sergeant Maj. Anthony Powers (left) and Lojewski’s supervisor James Root, who nominated Lojewski for the award. The de Fleury Medal is one of the highest awards a member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can receive and is presented to only a few Soldiers every year.

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Latest News

  • October

    Deployed Engineer awarded Bronze de Fleury Medal

    In an intimate ceremony on Bagram Airfield Oct. 22, 2019, Army Maj. Mark Lojewski received one of the highest awards a member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) can receive – the Army Engineer Association's Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal. The de Fleury Medal is a symbol of leadership and devotion to the engineering career field presented by the U.S. Army Engineer Association, to only a few Soldiers every year. The Bronze de Fleury Medal may be presented to an individual who has rendered significant service or support to an element of the Engineer Regiment.
  • Civilian promotions still possible while deployed with Afghanistan District

    Civilian members of the USACE team volunteer to deploy to the Afghanistan District for a variety of reasons, with experience, increased pay, and being part of something special topping the list. But many people who are on the fence about stepping up to volunteer might be interested to know the possibility of a promotion also exists when deployed with USACE.
  • Sleep comes easier now for deployed Afghanistan District team

    Although the noise from fighter jets and other aircraft continues throughout the night at Bagram Airfield, members of the Transatlantic Division’s Afghanistan District must still find a way to get a good night’s sleep. A restful slumber isn’t always easy to come by in a forward-deployed, austere environment, but because of the quick thinking of Logistics Specialist Tina Byrd, the Afghanistan District team now slumbers on new mattresses; more than 200 new mattresses to be exact.
  • September

    Power Team successfully turns over final USFOR-A AIF Project

    On September 21, 2019 at the Power Governance meeting at the U. S. Embassy, Kabul Afghanistan, the Power Team successfully turned over the final USFOR-A Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund (AIF) Project Southern Electric Power System (SEPS) Sangin to Lashkar Gar to the Afghanistan Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW).
  • Afghanistan District reflects on 9/11 while currently serving

    Wednesday September 11, 2019 was a solemn day around the country, and even more so for the volunteer civilians and military members of the Afghanistan District, currently deployed in the country.

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